Last year, there were 4 million foreign tourists coming to Bali. No doubt, tourists who come to Bali, both domestic and foreign, have brought not a little progress and prosperity of the Balinese people. However, Indonesia may not always depend on Bali to market its tourism. There needs to be another “Bali-Bali”. And the opportunity is quite wide open, bearing in mind that not a few different regions are no less great in many ways than Bali.
The development of tourism destinations is shown to increase the attractiveness of tourist destination areas to the point of competitiveness at home and abroad. To reach the target, the government prioritized the development of 10 National Tourism Strategic Areas, which was interpreted by President Joko Widodo as “10 New Bali.” This program takes place in harmony with the concept of developing national tourism, 3A, namely Accessibility, Amity, and Attractions.
The program is focused on 10 destinations such as Lake Toba in North Sumatra, Tanjung Kelayang Belitung, Borobudur Temple in Central Java, Labuan Bajo East Nusa Tenggara, Mandalika West Nusa Tenggara, Thousand Islands, Morotai North Maluku, Wakatobi Southeast Sulawesi, Bromo Tengger Semeru in East Java and Tanjung Lesung in Banten.
Ministry of Tourism while brewing 10 tourist locations in Indonesia. It is hoped to be the next Bali in Indonesia. Meanwhile, the following arrangement of 10 Bali Baru is like quoted from the archives published by the Ministry of Public Works and Public Housing:
- Toba Lake
Located in North Sumatra, it has been famous for its beauty and enchanting panorama. It is expected to be potentially unique to tourists.
- Tanjung Kelayang
Located in Bangka Belitung, Tanjung Kelayang promises the perfect destination for tourists.
- Tanjung Lesung
This place is in Banten, the beauty of the sea can make tourists fascinated.
- The Thousand Islands
The Thousand Islands promises a slick tourist location. Various activities can be carried out, starting snorkeling and feeling the beach.
- Borobudur temple
The name of the Borobudur Temple is indeed worldwide. It seems natural that this location will be an alternative tourist destination, rivaling Bali.
- Mount Bromo, Tengger and Semeru
The three mountains are interrelated, suitable for international travelers.
For foreign tourists, the name Mandalika may still be well known. But you shouldn’t be surprised if you see this location directly.
- Labuan Bajo
Located in NTB, Labuan Bajo promises beauty for tourists.
Wakatobi’s name has recently begun to be known. So a number of foreign tourists make it a subject of conversation.
- Morotai Island
The island, located in North Maluku, promises unforgettable beauty for tourists.